Colorado State University
Adam is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Horticulture at Colorado State University. He received his B.S. and M.S. at UW-Madison. Adam received a Ph.D. in Plant Breeding and Genetics from Colorado State University in 2011, where he used metabolomics to understand biochemical variation in plants and foods. Adam joined the Colorado State University Proteomics and Metabolomics Facility in 2011 as a mass spectrometry specialist, and joined the faculty in CSU Horticulture in 2014. His laboratory studies biochemical diversity in food crops and foods to improve processing quality, flavor and human health. This research integrates techniques in the fields of metabolomics, analytical chemistry, food science and genomics, and includes research in potatoes, onions, wheat, barley, beans, bread and beer.